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that forced c.i.a. director petraus to resign. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on what were termed "potentially inappropriate" e- mails and documents, and we examine if and when the white house and congress should have been alerted. >> ifill: then, the senate and the house of representatives get back to work. judy woodruff looks at the long list of challenges ahead. >> brown: one item on the agenda is the so-called fiscal cliff , and that was the focus of a white house meeting today with liberal leaders. we talk with two participants. >> ifill: plus, from "our food for nine billion" series, special correspondent mary kay magistad reports on china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. it has transformed lives and diets over the past 30 years meat con suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the
cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
other big breaking news story we're following this afternoon. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown learns his fate for a federal bank fraud charge. >> his sentence includes two years probation, half a year of home detention. hundreds of hours of community service and a day in police custody. brown also got his sentence for a misdemeanor campaign finance charge at d.c. superior court today and that's where we find tom sherwood live with the latest on brown's long day of legal proceedings. tom? >> just a short time ago, brown was right here in d.c. superior court. he was shackled in chains on his hands and feet. he appeared before a judge on his misdemeanor conviction. earlier today, he faced a different judge on the felony that forced him from office. >> step back and give him room. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loans. he even faxed the phony documents. he was back in federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced but not before he told the judge he had
chair kwame brown has been sentenced to two years probation for lying on loan documents. that's only part of the punishment. >> reporter: jim, kwame brown faced only a misdemeanor here at superior court. but in federal court he was sentenced for a felony that cost him his job. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced. but not before he tearfully told judge richard leon, he had done wrong because of my own poor conduct. i am not a victim. it was stupid. i was wrong. brown's mother and wife left the court without comment. brown was detained to serve one day in custody. his sentence also includes two years supervised release. a form of probation. six months in home detention with electronic monitoring. a 10:00 p.m. curfew and 480 hours of community service. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects that he will abide by the sentence. that means all of his material. if it means a curfew at 10:00, it mean be there at 10:00 so when they turn that electronic bracel lelet gizmo on, it will off. >> he was cooperating with prosecutors. the u.s.
council chairman kwame brown learn his fate today for pleading guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance charges. his time in police custody is almost up but there is more in store for his sentence. tom sherwood is at superior court with the latest on brown's future. tom? >> reporter: kwame brown was a powerful d.c. politician. but today in two courts, he began paying for his crimes. appearing in d.c. superior court, kwame brown was sentenced to probation for a misdemeanor campaign finance violation dating back to 2008. but brown appeared shackled in chain here because earlier, he already had been sentenced in federal court on the felony that cost him his political career. >> step back and give him room please. >> reporter: last week, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loan documents to buy a pleasure boat. he had been using his government office to fax the tony documents. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formerly sentenced but not before he said he had done wrong because of m
investigated. >>> incumbent senator scott brown of massachusetts who lost to elizabeth warren is calling on his republican party to move to the middle. >> we need to be a larger party. i'm a pro-choice moderate republican, there's a vanishing breed. you know that now. you've lost joe lieberman, richard lugar, kent conrad, me, olympia snowe. that group in the middle, it's vanishing and there are on both sides there are extremes as you all know kind of pushing back against the middle. i've always felt that that group in the middle is, quite frankly, the most powerful group because they're able to get to that 60-vote fleshhold and get things done so i'm hopeful we'll be a more tolerant, you know, open-minded party. >> there is speculation that brown could make another run for national if president obama names senator john kerry to his cabinet as a possible secretary of state or perhaps defense secretary. senator brown is also rumored to be a contender for massachusetts governor in 2014 but he insists his immediate future is focused outside of politics. >> my job is to make sure there is a smooth t
. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast rapist backs out of an expected guilty plea. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keuri
. >>> another case we're following former dc council chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in court later today. bank fraud and campaign finance charges. separate sentences for both. melanie is live this morning with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all of this is going to play out in two separate court houses because he's facing charges in two different jurisdictions. one, the bank fraud charges is a federal case and the other is a campaign finance charge. suggesting in the bank fraud case a 6 day jail term. but could be much longer in the campaign violation case, that second case. brown was a rising political star. instead he had a high profile fall after pleading guilty in june to the bank fraud charges. in addition to falsifying information on bank loan applications, he also forged signatures. the second case is related to audit that was done by the dc office of campaign financing. that audit found 2008 re-election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. prosecutors did say brown deserves some
. >>> a look now at our top stories. former d.c. councilman kwame brown will not be going to jail. brown is back in his d.c. home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, a federal judge sentenced him to six months of home detention, two years probation and 480 hours of community service. a d.c. superior court suspect papped 30-day jail sentence. brown needed guilty in june for campaign finance violation and to falsifying loan documents for his home and boat. >>> three people are recovering after being shot ensued a convenience store in northeast. this happened last night at benning road and 44th street. the suspect is on the loose. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. we do have new information coming from d.c. police this morning. they say they do have some leads on this case but the suspect was actually sitting inside his vehicle here at the bp gas station and then you can see the marketplace convenience store. the suspect was caught on video apparently firing those shots, several rounds noshing the marketplace convenience store. firing those shots f
is monday, january 21st. >>> today former d.c. councilman kwame brown will begin six months of house arrest. a judge sentenced brown yesterday on a bank fraud charge. he pleaded guilty earlier this year to overstating his income when he applied for bank loans. he resigned from the d.c. council this summer. brown also received two years probation and has to complete 400 hours of community service. the judge also sentenced brown to one day in jail, which he served right away. >>> right after the break, a big arrival that's a sign of things to come. >>> today crews will deliver an 80 foot tall norway spruce to rockefeller center. it comes from mt. olive, new jersey. the tree lighting ceremony scheduled for november 28. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. here's meteorologist tom kierein with your cold forecast. tom? >> good morning. >>> your most important article of clothing hanging on the hook by the door, your winter coat, and you'll need it. we are at or below freezing the entire region. down into the teens, some of the portions of eastern west virginia. closer to washington, we'r
. a firefighter from kane county was killed by her dog inside her home. the body of dawn brown was discovered by her husband, in big rock on monday. he is also a firefighter. he attempted to give her c-p-r, but brown died of her injuries. an autopsy revealed brown had been killed by a 140-pound mastiff. she received the dog from a relative just one week ago. brown had described the dog to her co-workers as *gentle* -- like an overgrown puppy. colleagues at the yorkville fire house say brown was the finest paramedic they have ever known. chicago police are looking for a man who shot another man during a carjacking on the west side. the victim was taken to stroger hospital last night .... after he was turned away from west suburban hospital in oak park .. because the hospital didn't have adequate staffing. police say the victim was a passenger in a car when he and the driver were ordered out near laramie and race. the carjacker shot the passenger in the chest before driving off. the victim is in critical condition. a man from west rogers park will appear in bond court today... charged with the
d.c. council chair kwame brown. he'll be sentenced in two different courtrooms for two different charges. first brown will learn his fate for a federal bank charge he pled guilty to in june and admitted he lied on applications to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison. prosecutors are asking the judge to sentence him to just six days in jail because he has been cooperative. brown will also be sentenced in superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge as well. >>> four minutes after the hour. today the trial will begin for a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. alexis simpson is accused o stabbing her roommate dominique frazier in september of last year. the two got into an argument over the volume of an ipod. simpson's attorney says she was acting in self-defense and shouldn't be charged with murder. >>> in about five hours, we expect d.c. to announce that more than a dozen schools will be closing for good. schools chancellor khai ya henderson will make the announcement at 8:
international union and senator brown on the new campaign for the middle class. paul ryan is finally speaking, and he's still in the bubble. >> i think the surprise was some of the turnout. some of the turnout especially in urban areas. >> ohio state senator turner is here to respond. the petition to see seed is growing with speed. >> deep in the heart of texas! >> find out why i agree with rick perry. texas is not allowed to leave the union. thanks for watching. president obama came back to washington to fight for fair deal on taxes. today he called on his base. i love it. he went right to the folks who put him in the white house. president obama held his first official closed door meeting with groups from outside the white house. the invited guests were all leaders of labor organizations and progressive think tanks. compare this list to the guest list for tomorrow's meeting. 12 of the most powerful ceos in american business. this schedule was not a mistake. president obama was letting the middle class and the workers of this country know, you come first! aflcio president is confident the pr
. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty in a court room. aaron thomas is accused of attacking more than a hundred women from virginia to connecticut. >>> it is coming up on 6:35. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> she's talking about -- i would say a surprise regarding some new wheels. >> that's right. this is a huge surprise for a lot of folks. motor friend is out with its car of the year. and it's one very few of us would ever be able to afford. they picked model f -- the tesla model s ranges in price up to $100,000. the plug-in luxury model s topped the list of con
local schools will be shut down for good. >>> and former d.c. councilman kwame brown heads to court. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news. >>> the top military general in afghanistan now involved in the scandal that cost cia director general david petraeus his job. the fbi looking into e-mails between general john allen and a friend of petraeus. how they found out about them, we'll talk about in ten minutes. >>> it is rainy and cold. so we sent storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein out on the weather deck to tell us all about it. >> it's all digital until i see it. it is coming down. and it is cold. we've got a blustery wind blowing at 15, 20 miles an hour, and it is wet all over the place. a lot of leaves came down with the gusty winds overnight when the cold front came through at 1:00 this morning. right now storm team 4 radar showing a lot of the heavier rain is north of the washington, and the area in the yellow is moderate rain along the frederick, montgomery county line into western howard county. that is passing northeast and
out at massachusetts senator scott brown mocking brown's calls for bipartisanship as a joke, describing brown as one of the most partisan senators ever to serve. >>> we now know which political office may be sought by another member of the bush family, george p. bush. his father, former florida governor jeb bush, confirms in a letter to potential donors that his son is considering a run for texas land commissioner. >>> that birth removement didn't work out so well. now conservative group decided to ramp things up using robo calls to rally for president obama's impeachment barely a week after his re-election. >> our only recourse now is to move forward with the full impeachment of president obama. we suspect that obama is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and is laying ground for impeachment as laid out in the constitution. >>> finally, nate silver might be going hollywood. "the new york times" 538 blogger who redikted the obama victory says he's been approached with offers from tv producers and talent agents. we knew that was coming. >> and that's your morning dish of "
d.c. council chairman kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won'tspend time in jail for a campaign finance violation. a judge sentenced him to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. earlier in the day a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both those crimes in june. >>> two jurisdictions and two unexplained murders. now, the teen suspect accused of being that killer is locked up. chad as an adult. our ken molestina is live in charles county where authorities made the big announcement today. kenny? >> reporter: yeah, they did, derek. this is one of those investigations out here that's beginning to take all kinds of strange turns that show you we're talking about. this is the 17-year-old suspect, joshua mebane. authorities say he's responsible for killing a 40- year-old woman out here and critically injuring her husband in nearby. but this teen is locked up in the district and 30 mis away from here, because d.c. police
:40. goo governor brown will meet with uc regents today, the affect it may have on fees. >>> when is one opinion not enough? when you are injured ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >> >> welcome back. high clouds and mild temperatures this morning today is the warmest day in the forecast 40s and 50s. [ inaudible ] >>> former vice presidential candidate paul ryan says he was shocked at how the presidential election played out. he talked about pit in an interview he says -- he talked about it in an interview. he says the president won fair and square. he was surprised he lost. >> polling and data and all the smart people who watch this stuff they had an optimistic view on the night. going into boss ten that day we felt like we had a -- -- boston that day we felt like we
in benghazi. petraeus could still be called to testify despite his resignation. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. brown is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign finance violation charges. he resigned from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a quiet neighborhood is rocked by a deadly explosion and it could mean that dozens of people will lose their homes. details next as we check national and world headlines. >> it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy sit hitt and still see many are waking up in the dark and cold. with have the latest from the storm coming up -- it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy hit and still many are waking up in the dark and cold. >>> an independent neighborhood devastated by a massive house explosion. two people were killed and seven others hurt late saturday night. the blast and subsequent fire sent many residents running for safety in just their pajamas. in all, 80 homes were damaged
could be added. >> former dc council man kwame brown is waking up in his home this morning after spending one day in federal custody. sentenced them to 6 months home detention, 2 years probation and 480 hours of community service. brown pleaded guilty in june to campaign finance violations and falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat. >> now to a story we continue to follow. nearly two dozen public schools targeted for shut down. the announcement came late yesterday afternoon. the move comes as fewer students are enrolled in public schools in the district and instead are attending the city's charter schools. for a full list of the 20 schools affected, you can log on to myfoxdc.com. >>> from driving on sidewalks to fighting on bus between a bus driver and a student. >> wisdom martin is back with a look at stories that people are talking about. >> good morning. we begin our people behaving badly segment with blows on a baltimore bus. a baltimore bus driver is suspended after getting into a physical fight with a female passenger. this video shows the women hitting and punch
. >>> as long as kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won't go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with
chair kwame brown will have to serve any jail time. in june he pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on loan applications. in d.c. superior court, he admitted to a misdemeanor campaign finance violation. prosecutors are only asking brown spend six days in jail for bank fraud. then three years on probation but brown's attorney said his client has suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> it is 5:34. if you're just waking up, good morning. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica is back and it could cost you more to buy a new set of wheels. >> that's right. definitely something you need to know about before you head to the used car lots want we're talking about is used car buyers could be paying more because of sandy. prices are expected to jump as much as $1,000 per vehicle across the country in the wake of the superstorm. our partners after "u.s.a. today" report that up to 250,000 cars were lost due to flooding and other problems. now of course they need to be replaced. before the storm prices had been drifting lower so that's a good thing. sandy also affected
website, wusa9.com. derek? >>> former chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and campaign finance laws. our introduce johnson -- bruce johnson has the story. >> reporter: this is file footage but right now about now kwame brown is being released from the custody of deputy u.s. marshals. he was giving a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown also given six months' home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the former chair won't talk to us, can you share with us how is he feeling? what's the disposition? >> oh wow. you know i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed. you know first in himself. and the situation that he finds himself in. and all it means. i mean he's really unhappy about this. absolutely. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council was also given 480 hours of visible commity service. after that he must serve two years supervised probation. >> that was bruce johnson reporting. meantime there was a startling development t
on the vote tally in arizona and senator scott brown is hinting at his political future. first as new members make their way to capitol hill, allen west continues to fight for his seat. west has now filed a complained in st. lucie county yesterday calling for a recount of all the early ballots in the race. west trails patrick murphy by 0.58% and according to state law an automatic recount is needed only when a difference in votes is 0.5% or less so not at that threshold. west told nbc, quote, i think that we need to have the electoral process play out as it should, and then wherever the results lie, that's fine with me. but i want to make sure we have honor and integrity in that process. meanwhile, on the hill yesterday democrats held a press conference to introduce incoming members of congress and the house minority leader nancy pelosi addressed murphy as congressman elect. the only nonsitting member to speak. >>> meanwhile, out in arizona there are 340,000 ballots that have yet to be counted in the senate race between richard carmona and jeff flake. carmona did concede on election night whe
francisco. at the request of governor brown, the regents agreed to postpone a fee on some grad opportunities but they plan to vote on a second plan to raise tuition for next year. governor brown will be talking about prop 30. with that measure approved by voters last week, it's supposed to save the uc system $250 million. >>> well, the ma row ga school district a new policy for dealing with claims of child abuse. this comes by kristin kanane. she says the school district ignored her claims that she was sexually abused by two childrens. the new -- two teachers. the new rules say these have to be individually reported to the police. >>> we're now hearing from jill kelley, the florida socialite, linked to allegations involving cia director david petraeus and now the top u.s. ambassador in afghanistan. >> this is jill kelley. and i have a guy who in my backyard who is not leaving. >> okay. >> i'm an honorary council general. >> that was the 911 call. she had exchanged thousands of inappropriate e-mails with general allen. it turns out council is an honorary council general in south korea but tha
minutes. right now this story. governor brown plans to appear this morning at a uc regents meeting in san francisco to urge officials to control costs and avoid another fee hike for students. regented -- regented shelves proposed hike vote for now. yesterday yesterday a panel decided to postpone a fee increase. brown says both systems have to keep a lid on costs a week after voters approved prop 30. >>> crab season opens today we should expect to shell out a little more this year. fishermen struck a victory when wholesalers agreed to their asking price of $3 per pound, a different course than the two sides have followed in the past two years by haggling for weeks and delaying the crab season to the dismay of crab lovers. last year fishermen got $2 -- got $2.25. >>> abc7 co-sponsoring another job fair from noon to 4:00 all details on abc7news.com, under see it on tv. >>> samsung offering new deal to potential customers. tech stocks, facebook getting a lot of attention. >> let's check in with jane king live at the new york stock exchange. >>> good morning. all systems go at cisco systems th
" for wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders are meeting with the acting cia director to try to find out who knew what when. campus socialite jill kelly has moved to the center of the scandal which has taken down former general and cia director david petraeus and could ruin the career of another general john allen. allen is now under investigation because of his relationship with kelly. t
in ohio, senator brown and josh mandel, and i asked senator brown point blank could he support raising the eligibility age on social security medicare and he said no. that's just not going to happen. this was a guy who just won in a swing state. how many senate democrats are in that position? we know where the president is willing to go here and it's a lot further. >> no doubt about it and some of this, as brad mentioned earlier was discussed during the debt limit negotiations last year. how many senators would be with senator brown? probably ten. the rest would have to be kicking and screaming. i think everyone understands that some of these issues have to be addressed as part of a larger agreement. you mentioned speaker boehner, the other thing to watch out for is the fact senator mcconnell, normally a kaubs, very cautious politician by nature will look over his shoulder to make sure he doesn't face a tea party challenge. all of that together, i think, makes it a toxic atmosphere and something we will have to all watch carefully. >> now you -- do you believe that the president is giv
for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown of sorts this morning. as long as he stays out of trouble, he won't spend time in jail for a campaign finance violation. a judge sentenced brown to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. earlier yesterday a federal judge sentenced hito one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. >>> a setback for prosecutors regarding the man called the east coast rapist. in a prince william county courtroom yesterday, suspect aaron thomas was expected to accept a plea deal. but when he appeared before the judge, he said he wasn't sure he knew what he was doing. so now it appears the case is headed for trial. thomas is charged with rape and abduction in an attack on three teenagers halloween night in 2009. >>> the acting chief executive of the long island power authority is resigning. it's effective at the end ever the year -- of the year. it comes amid growing backlash from superstorm sandy. new york governor andrew
they can to get out. roads and recreation grounds are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged regions of tuscana and brea that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders. among the most pressing issues they will face, a territorial dispute with japan that has erupted into the worst crisis interest the two nations in decades. at issue is a group of islands. our correspondent has gone to take a closer look and to see what is fueling all this controversy. >> just after dawn we get our first view of the islands. a jagged huddle of rocks sticking up from the deep blue waters of the east china
postponed proposed tuition hikes. the move comes after requests from governor brown. he questioned the timing of raising tuition. uc system was looking at raising fees by as much as 35%. >> the petraeus scandal grows. now there's another woman and another general. the florida socialite who appears to be in the middle of it all. >> the bay area car company that was attacked during the presidential campaign caused a loser then. tonight celebrating a very big win. >> coming up, find out what a sunny, 72-degree day has to do with a big batch of rain heading toward the bay area. that's all coming up on or forecast. your forecast in about 6 minutes. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all, to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey, just 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgivi
thought i was doing the right thing, end of quote. >>> former d.c. council chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and finance campaign laws. a superior judge sentenced him to 30 days in jail but then suspended that sentence. a federal judge sentenced him to one day behind bars followed by six months of home detention. >>> right after the break, a surprising trend when it comes to texting. plus, imagine what it is like for a teenager who got to compete against an olympic athlete. back in the pool for her high school team. i'm thinking she won. >> here is one you probably did not see coming. for the first time ever, americans are actually texting less. yeah, the average person now sends 675 texts per month. that's compared to about 700 earlier in the year. it's not a huge decline, but it is a decline. instead, though, many of us are taking advantage of some of the more cost-effective methods of communication like skype, google voice and the ever popular facebook messenger. >>> three months ago, katie ledecky shocked the swimming world by tak
'll just call them and have them make that outfit. a blue snuffleupagus. brown's too obvious?" yeah, we get so used to -- and then you go to movie sets and unless you're like adam sandler, they can't do that stuff that fast. and more importantly they don't want to. >> right, this jacket doesn't fit right and they're like "yeah, well." >> "sorry." >> jon: "lose weight. i'm not taking it in." >> stop eating sandwiches at 2:00 a.m., jerk. >> jon: any good hosts coming up. >> we have jeremy renner this weekend. >> jon: bad ass. >> yeah, he is. >> jon: stay away from him. he can kill people. >> i have to be near him. >> jon: then you've got a real problem on your hands. i hope you survive. thanks for coming by. jason sudeikis, everybody. (cheers and (cheers and applause). >> jon: that's our show. join us tomorrow night at 11:00. here it is, your moment of zen. >> he's got four stars, he's written a book on counterinsurgency, he's the acknowledged expert in the world. he's one of the greatest generals america has ever produced. and yet he can't keep his pants captioning sponsored by comedy centra
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